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Jul 21, 2011 6:00pm PDT
. >> the grave of adolf hitler's deputy rudolf hess has been exhumed. his remains have been cremated and his ashes will be scattered at sea. neo-nazi groups try to stage rallies there every year. >> a brown patch of ground is all the remains of the final resting place of one of the most notorious figures and not see germany. rudolf hess was buried in a small grave. >> we had to close the graveyard regularly about the anniversary of his birthday and there was major disturbances. there were marches by certain groups. the whole town was in turmoil. there was a huge police presence. >> this is what they want to avoid. groups of neo-nazis to send it -- descended and played homage to hit their posterity. this situation is now a relief to the people. >> we hope that they don't come back. >> rudolf hess was one of hitler's closest aides. he parachuted into scotland in an attempt at peace. after the war, he was imprisoned and killed himself in a berlin prison in 1987. since that time, he had played in this churchyard in a grave caring the epitaph "i am dead." a decision was finally reached between hi
Jul 22, 2011 12:30am PDT
live from singapore and london. still to come, in germany, the grave of rudolf hess is destroyed by some neo-nazis operating there. and they look back at one of the world's greatest artists, luzius -- lucie and freud. -- lucian freud. mowlawi has rejected calls to stand down after two days of protests. at least 80 people have been killed and 40 wounded. the elected president is overseeing a steep economic decline. authorities have used force to stop the unrest as well as widespread condemnation. >> for a second day, a military president -- presence on the street of the capital of mowlawi. they are responding to protests like these in the commercial capital on wednesday. all too often with force. across the country, at least 18 are dead and dozens more wounded. the demonstrators want the president to stand down. the civil groups behind this are unhappy at the rising cost of living and the acute shortages. it is the worst, they say, in 70 -- in all the years of independence. the president said he was prepared to meet opposition groups to discuss grievances, but would not step down.
Jul 22, 2011 6:00am PDT
, monita rajpal? >> we are talking about rudolf hess who was gutierrexhumed andd and scattered over a lake. what the town officials were saying, his marked grave site was being used as a shrine to some 7,000 neonazis who would visit that town, that grave site every year to pay homage to this nazi war criminal. he was, as i was saying, he was a confidant of hitler and had been dictated to by hitler in his book. the town officials were saying this has been in the talks for quite a while now. it's quite unusual for a nazi war criminal or anyone who was found guilty during the nuremberg trials to have a marked grave site. many of those who were executed for being found guilty during the nuremberg trials, they were executed, their bones cremated and then scattered over -- into the sea or into a lake. so it's very unusual that he, himself would have a marked grave. we understand when he was given his life sentence and when he served his life sentence in prison in west berlin, he told officials he wanted to be buried in rosendale where his parents were buried. interesting story. something out of
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